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DAVID WRIGHT Mets Starter - Third base The (Credit: David L. Pokress)

DAVID WRIGHT
Mets
Starter - Third base
The Mets captain will be making his seventh All-Star Game appearance this year, this time at his home ballpark. Wright leads the league in offensive WAR and is among top 10 in the NL in slugging percentage, total bases, OPS and on-base percentage. He leads NL third basemen in putouts, assists and double plays turned. |

2013 National League All-Star team

The 2013 National League All-Star team was announced Saturday night.

YADIER MOLINA St. Louis Cardinals Starter - Catcher
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YADIER MOLINA
St. Louis Cardinals
Starter - Catcher
Molina will be making his fifth straight All-Star Game appearance and his third as a starting catcher. The five-time Gold Glover leads the National League in batting average and doubles, and leads NL catchers in putouts.Molina will be making his fifth straight All-Star Game appearance and his third as a starting catcher. The five-time Gold Glover leads the National League in batting average and doubles, and leads NL catchers in putouts.|

JOEY VOTTO Cincinnati Reds Starter - First base
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JOEY VOTTO
Cincinnati Reds
Starter - First base
Votto is on the All-Star Game roster for the fourth straight year. He once again leads the league in on-base percentage, a category in which he is also ranked first among active career leaders. This year, Votto ranks in the NL top five in both batting average and OPS.|

BRANDON PHILLIPS Cincinnati Reds Starter - Second base
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BRANDON PHILLIPS
Cincinnati Reds
Starter - Second base
Phillips made his third All-Star team this year. He is top-five among NL second basemen in double plays turned, putouts and fielding percentage. He leads NL second basemen in assists and is the active leader in career putouts. |

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TROY TULOWITZKI Colorado Rockies Starter - Shortstop Tulowitzki
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TROY TULOWITZKI
Colorado Rockies
Starter - Shortstop
Tulowitzki will appear in his third All-Star Game this year despite missing some time with a broken rib. The Rockies shortstop is among the top 10 in the NL in batting average, slugging percentage and OPS but is doubtful to play in the Midsummer Classic due to his injury. |

DAVID WRIGHT Mets Starter - Third base The
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DAVID WRIGHT
Mets
Starter - Third base
The Mets captain will be making his seventh All-Star Game appearance this year, this time at his home ballpark. Wright leads the league in offensive WAR and is among top 10 in the NL in slugging percentage, total bases, OPS and on-base percentage. He leads NL third basemen in putouts, assists and double plays turned. |

CARLOS BELTRAN St. Louis Cardinals Starter - Outfield
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CARLOS BELTRAN
St. Louis Cardinals
Starter - Outfield
Beltran will be a starting outfielder in his eighth All-Star Game. This year, Beltran is in the NL top 10 in slugging percentage and OPS. Beltran is 11th among active players in career WAR and 10th among active players in plate appearances. |

CARLOS GONZALEZ Colorado Rockies Starter - Outfield Gonzalez
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CARLOS GONZALEZ
Colorado Rockies
Starter - Outfield
Gonzalez leads the NL in home runs, OPS, runs, total bases and batting average. Gonzalez also leads the NL with nine outfield assists. |

BRYCE HARPER Washington Nationals Starter - Outfield Harper,
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BRYCE HARPER
Washington Nationals
Starter - Outfield
Harper, the 2012 NL Rookie of the Year, will be making his second All-Star Game appearance in as many seasons despite the fact that the 20-year-old is not in the league’s top 10 in any major offensive or defensive categories.|

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CLAYTON KERSHAW Los Angeles Dodgers Pitcher Kershaw will
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CLAYTON KERSHAW
Los Angeles Dodgers
Pitcher
Kershaw will be an All-Star for the third straight year. Kershaw leads the NL in WAR, WHIP, ERA and innings pitched. In 2011, Kershaw won the NL Cy Young Award and a Gold Glove Award. Kershaw is second among active pitchers in career ERA. |

PATRICK CORBIN Arizona Diamondbacks Pitcher Corbin, who won
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PATRICK CORBIN
Arizona Diamondbacks
Pitcher
Corbin, who won his first nine starts this season, is making his first All-Star Game appearance in just his second season. Corbin leads the NL in winning percentage. He is also in the top five NL in in WHIP, wins and ERA. |

MATT HARVEY Mets Pitcher If it wasn’t for
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MATT HARVEY
Mets
Pitcher
If it wasn’t for a struggling Mets offense, Harvey might be leading the NL in wins. Harvey leads the league in strikeouts and has come close to a no-hitter several times this year. Harvey ranks in the top five in the NL in ERA, WHIP and pitching WAR. |

ADAM WAINWRIGHT St. Louis Cardinals Pitcher Wainwright, making
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ADAM WAINWRIGHT
St. Louis Cardinals
Pitcher
Wainwright, making his second All-Star Game Appearance, is among the top five among NL pitchers in WAR, ERA, wins, and innings pitched. Wainwright leads the NL with four complete games. |

JASON GRILLI Pittsburgh Pirates Pitcher Grilli, after being
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JASON GRILLI
Pittsburgh Pirates
Pitcher
Grilli, after being an average pitcher for most of his 13-year career, is finally having a breakout season as the closer for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Grilli leads the National League in both saves and games finished. |

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JORDAN ZIMMERMANN Washington Nationals Pitcher Zimmermann, getting his
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JORDAN ZIMMERMANN
Washington Nationals
Pitcher
Zimmermann, getting his first All-Star Game selection, leads the NL in wins. Zimmermann is in top ten among NL pitchers in complete games, ERA, innings pitched, WHIP and WAR. He will not be able to participate due to injury. |

CRAIG KIMBREL Atlanta Braves Pitcher Kimbrel is making
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CRAIG KIMBREL
Atlanta Braves
Pitcher
Kimbrel is making his third consecutive All-Star Game appearance. The 2011 NL Rookie of the Year is third in the league in saves and led the NL in saves in 2011 and 2012. |

AROLDIS CHAPMAN Cincinnati Reds Pitcher Chapman is making
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AROLDIS CHAPMAN
Cincinnati Reds
Pitcher
Chapman is making his second traight All-Star Game appearance. He is fifth in the NL in saves and sixth in games finished in 2013.|

TRAVIS WOOD Chicago Cubs Pitcher Wood, who was
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TRAVIS WOOD
Chicago Cubs
Pitcher
Wood, who was 6-13 last year, has transformed himself into an All-Star. This year, Wood ranks among the top 10 NL pitchers in ERA, WHIP and WAR .|

JOSE FERNANDEZ Miami Marlins Pitcher 20-year-old Fernandez is
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JOSE FERNANDEZ
Miami Marlins
Pitcher
20-year-old Fernandez is making the most out of his rookie season with a spot on the NL All-Star Roster. Fernandez is top 10 in the NL in K/9, and has one of the NL’s ten lowest hits per nine innings and home runs per nine innings ratios. |

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CLIFF LEE Philadelphia Phillies Pitcher Lee is making
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CLIFF LEE
Philadelphia Phillies
Pitcher
Lee is making his fourth All-Star Game appearance this year. Lee is among the 10 best NL pitchers in wins, ERA, WHIP and WAR.|

JEFF LOCKE Pittsburgh Pirates Pitcher Locke, who struggled
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JEFF LOCKE
Pittsburgh Pirates
Pitcher
Locke, who struggled in his first two seasons in the major leagues, was selected for his first All-Star Game appearance. This season, Locke is second in the NL in both winning percentage and ERA. He will not be able to participate due to injury. |

MADISON BUMGARNER San Francisco Giants Pitcher While the
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MADISON BUMGARNER
San Francisco Giants
Pitcher
While the San Francisco Giants have struggled this year, Madison Bumgarner has remained his strong self. Bumgarner is top ten in the NL in wins, WHIP, ERA, strikeouts and innings pitched. |

BUSTER POSEY San Francisco Giants Reserve - Catcher
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BUSTER POSEY
San Francisco Giants
Reserve - Catcher
Posey, winner of the the 2010 NL Rookie of the Year Award and 2012 NL Silver Slugger Award, will be making his second straight All-Star Game appearance. Posey is among the NL top 10 in on-base percentage, slugging, OPS and WAR. |

ALLEN CRAIG St. Louis Cardinals Reserve - First
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ALLEN CRAIG
St. Louis Cardinals
Reserve - First base
Craig, in his fourth season in the majors, is making his first All-Star Game appearance. This year, Craig is top five in the NL in RBI, hits and batting average. Craig is also on pace to collect more than 130 RBI. |

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PAUL GOLDSCHMIDT Arizona Diamondbacks Reserve - First base
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PAUL GOLDSCHMIDT
Arizona Diamondbacks
Reserve - First base
Goldschmidt leads the NL in RBI and is on pace for 140 runs driven in. Goldschmidt is also top five in the NL in home runs, slugging, WAR, total bases, doubles and walks. |

MATT CARPENTER St. Louis Cardinals Reserve - Second
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MATT CARPENTER
St. Louis Cardinals
Reserve - Second base
Matt Carpenter will make his first All-Star game appearance this year. Carpenter is among the top five in the NL in hits, doubles, and offensive WAR. Carpenter leads the NL in runs scored. |

MARCO SCUTARO San Francisco Giants Reserve - Second
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MARCO SCUTARO
San Francisco Giants
Reserve - Second base
Scutaro will make his first All-Star Game appearance this summer. He is top 10 in the NL in singles, sacrifice hits and at-bats per strikeout. Scutaro is also 18th on the all-time list in career fielding percentage among second basemen. |

EVERTH CABRERA San Diego Padres Reserve - Shortstop
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EVERTH CABRERA
San Diego Padres
Reserve - Shortstop
Cabrera, in his fifth season in the major leagues, is making his first All-Star Game appearance. Cabrera leads the National League in stolen bases and is on pace to shatter his season-high of 44 stolen bases set last year. |

JEAN SEGURA Milwaukee Brewers Reserve - Shortstop In
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JEAN SEGURA
Milwaukee Brewers
Reserve - Shortstop
In his second season in the majors, Segura leads the NL in hits and singles, and is in the top five in the NL in at-bats, stolen bases, triples and batting average. |

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PEDRO ALVAREZ Pittsburgh Pirates Reserve - Third base
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PEDRO ALVAREZ
Pittsburgh Pirates
Reserve - Third base
Alvarez leads the NL in at-bats per home run, and is top 10 in the NL in slugging percentage, RBI and home runs. |

ANDREW MCCUTCHEN Pittsburgh Pirates Reserve - Outfield Andrew
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ANDREW MCCUTCHEN
Pittsburgh Pirates
Reserve - Outfield
Andrew McCutchen will make his third straight appearance at the All-Star Game. McCutchen is top five in the NL in WAR, doubles and putouts among center fielders. Last year, McCutchen won both a Gold Glove and Silver Slugger award. |

MICHAEL CUDDYER Colorado Rockies Reserve - Outfield Cuddyer
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MICHAEL CUDDYER
Colorado Rockies
Reserve - Outfield
Cuddyer will make his second All-Star Game appearance this year. Cuddyer is top five in the NL in batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage and OPS. |

DOMONIC BROWN Philadelphia Phillies Reserve - Outfield Brown
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DOMONIC BROWN
Philadelphia Phillies
Reserve - Outfield
Brown is having a breakout year in his fourth season in the majors. The Phillies slugger ranks in the NL top five this season in slugging percentage, games played, total bases, home runs, RBI and extra-base hits. |

CARLOS GOMEZ Milwaukee Brewers Reserve - Outfield Gomez
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CARLOS GOMEZ
Milwaukee Brewers
Reserve - Outfield
Gomez will make his first All-Star Game appearance this year in his seventh season in the majors. Gomez leads the National League in triples and has the highest WAR among position players. |

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BRIAN MCCANN Atlanta Braves Catcher
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BRIAN MCCANN
Atlanta Braves
Catcher

MARK MELANCON Pittsburgh Pirates Replacement - Pitcher
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MARK MELANCON
Pittsburgh Pirates
Replacement - Pitcher

SERGIO ROMO San Francisco Giants Replacement - Pitcher
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SERGIO ROMO
San Francisco Giants
Replacement - Pitcher

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